Three Acrostic Poems by Grace

Three Acrostic Poems by Grace

This week, rather than share some of my own poetry, I am sharing three of Grace’s. She was recently given a piece of homework where she was able to choose from a list of words and write an acrostic poem.  She chose the words League, Tongue and Plague. This is what she wrote:

League

Lovely grass, every where
Each piece bright green
A bird watching in a tree
Grasshoppers in a field
Unimaginable beauty
Eating all day long

Tongue

The thick snow
On roof tops
Nothing in sight
Gorging on marshmallows
Unbelievable sweetness
Every winter I love

Plague

Plague is a horrible thing
Lots of work for doctors
Another person dead
Great sadness
Under the weather
Every body, very ill

Grace, aged 9. May 2016.

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20 Comments

  1. May 14, 2016 / 11:07 pm

    Wow, she’s good isn’t she? Love the first one especially. Well done Grace.

  2. May 13, 2016 / 11:26 pm

    She definitely has inherited some of your talent hasn’t she. Such lovely poems well done Grace xx

  3. May 13, 2016 / 2:42 pm

    Aah, how lovely 🙂 This makes me think back to writing poetry at school – it’s so natural, and you don’t over-think things when you’re young. You just write, without restrictions. Lovely x #Prose4T

  4. May 13, 2016 / 3:04 am

    Love these, especially the first one. Well done Grace! And, how lovely of you to share them. My eldest just had to write a book of poetry for a school project. 40 poems later…! But, he made a great job of it, kids imaginations are wonderful x

  5. May 12, 2016 / 12:23 pm

    WOW!!! What a talent she is. I loved how the first one made me feel like I wanted to get outside and enjoy the beauty all around. I particularly enjoyed the reference to marshmallows – made me want to try some! As for the last one, I really got a sense of the tragedy of the plague, and the utter desolation. Well done Grace, what a star x #Prose4T

  6. May 12, 2016 / 11:14 am

    Lovely work by your Grace! She definitely got some of that poetry prowess from you, Victoria! Thanks for sharing her work. She must be thrilled that her words now share a space with her mom’s 🙂 Have a lovely rest of the week. So glad I was able to join you for Prose4t this week.

  7. May 12, 2016 / 10:59 am

    I love them! Kids are amazing at poetry. As adults, most of us lose those skills – apart from you, of course! Grace clearly has it in her genes 🙂 x

  8. May 12, 2016 / 6:18 am

    Well done Grace! Beautiful, thoughtful poems

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